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Dec 24, 2012 7:00pm PST
association organized the one-day picket against sirt health and hca healthcare. nurses say management wants to reduce healthcare benefits, sick pay and staffing levels. the hospitals have hired contract nurses to fill in. >>> a man hit by a flurry of gunfire in oakland has serious injuries following a shootout between people in two vehicles. an assault rifle was left at the scene along with dozens of shell casings. it happened about 11:00 a.m. near mar kus foster school on west street. the school was not in session today. police say the man was dropped off at a hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. no arrests have been made. >>> veteran actor jack clugman has died. krugman costarred in the popular tv comedy the odd couple along with tony randell. he was the slob to randell's neat nick. later clogman played a coroner detective. he continued to act on broadway into his 80s. clugman's family announced his death in los angeles today. actor jack clugman was 90 years old. >>> it appears former president george h. w. bush will spend christmas in hospital. the 88-year-old has been
KICU
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
healthcare professionals who sometimes forget the basics, such as washing hands after treating patients. the company that makes camera systems that watch over you says they're also watching out for you in terms of consumer protection. that's according to adam aronson, whose company, arrowsight, watches by remote camera half of the beef industry and meat processors such as osi. "if osi can improve productivity by 10%, there's opportunities for other industries like this." it took the largest meat recall in history in 2008 to bring cameras into meat packing to the extent that exists today. in three years, arrowsight went from having cameras in one meat packing facility to 30 of them - not to mention other manufacturers and fast-food restaurants. "it sounds big brother-ish. that's usually the first comment we hear, and it's the right question. we're trying to get people to do a better job." aronson admits management requests cameras, not workers. but when it comes to improving efficiency, faster is not always better. half the time, a manufacturing line's speed is slowed down to improve quality
KICU
Jan 1, 2013 4:00am PST
presidential election, no stimulus programs on the horizon and healthcare reform upheld, 2013 should be smooth sailing for the economy, right? to almost no one's surprise, it's not that simple. despite that, in our cover story, we found a few people willing to stick their necks out and share with us their predictions. most everyone we found had reason for measured optimism. housing prices, for example, are going up. "there's hope that you can climb out. that's just a game- changer." and that opens up housing- related investment, which in turn may help stocks. "i see certain sectors helping the stock market. i see that true of the housing sector. look at real estate, look at building supplies, things that have been down in the past." as for jobs, john challenger says though the economy has been adding an average of 150,000 jobs a month, we may not need that many to make unemployment itself go down. the reason - baby boomers. "there are many more baby boomers retiring, so we don't need nearly as many new jobs as we did a decade ago." as for overseas trade, china's economy is predicted to grow at
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